[dmd-beta] Getting Beta: dmd 1.067 and 2.052 beta

Walter Bright walter at digitalmars.com
Wed Feb 16 10:52:10 PST 2011

David Simcha wrote:
> Great.  To everyone:  So that we have a successful release, I suggest 
> putting this compiler though the paces on any code you can find today, 
> before it's officially released.  That's my only secret to uncovering 
> all these bugs:  I spent a whole bunch of time compiling dstats and 
> std.parallelism and (to a lesser extent) plot2kill, isolating bugs and 
> filing reports.  Anyone who has both the time and a codebase with good 
> unit test coverage that they know works on 32-bit, please do the same.

I'd like to add that David has done an awesome job isolating and 
reporting bugs (building on all the work Brad has done). I know it's 
hard (and tedious) to isolate failures down from a large codebase. I 
appreciate it, and it has been a big help in getting the 64 bit compiler 
ready to rock.

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